On: January 25, 2023     By: David Noah

What Is an EEI Filing?

The Electronic Export Information (EEI) is the data that must be submitted to the Automated Export System (AES) through the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) portal whenever an AES filing is required. Learn how to file, who must file and what data points need to be included.

On: January 24, 2023     By: David Noah

The Automated Export System (AES) Downtime Policy

When exporting, companies may need to file their export information electronically to the Automated Export System (AES) before the goods leave the country. But what if AES isn't working? That's when Census and CBP may activate the AES Downtime Policy. Here's what you need to know.

On: January 16, 2023     By: David Noah

What Is the Destination Control Statement and Why Should It Be on Your Commercial Invoice?

The Destination Control Statement is a legal statement required on your export invoice under the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). It clarifies what happens to shipments, essentially stating that the buyer isn’t going to take the goods and forward them to another country.

On: January 11, 2023     By: David Noah

The ITAR Compliance Checklist

The International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) control the export of military articles, services and technologies in order to protect U.S. national security. Because ITAR deals with our most sensitive information, it is more restrictive than regulations covering non-military exports.

On: January 9, 2023     By: Kari Crane

Hazmat Shipping Compliance: How Export Software Can Help

There are strict rules and regulations that must be followed around documentation when shipping hazardous materials overseas, in both the U.S. and the destination country. Learn how Diamon-Fusion International uses Shipping Solutions to simplify this process and stay compliant.

On: January 4, 2023     By: David Noah

How Does Restricted Party Screening Software Work?

While it’s not a legal requirement to run restricted party screening checks on all your exports, it's a violation of regulations to do business with people or organizations on any of the lists. Manually checking all those lists is hard. Using software to check all the lists at once is easy.

On: January 2, 2023     By: David Noah

Top 5 Challenges Facing Exporters in 2023

While no one can predict exactly what the next year holds, we’ve compiled some data and made observations about some of the top challenges facing international trade in 2023—and some tips on how small and midsize exporters can still be successful.


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